Pascale Petit's 'What the Water Gave Me' is a book of the year in the Observer

15 November 2010 - 10:58am

Pascale Petit's 'What the Water Gave Me' is a book of the year in the Observer

15 November 2010 - 10:58am

Pascale Petit's What the Water Gave Me is a book of the year in the Observer. Jackie Kay (Novelist) writes "Pascale's poems are as fresh as paint, and make you look all over again at Frida and her brilliant and tragic life".

What the Water Gave Me has also been shortlisted for the T S Eliot prize along side another Seren poet John Haynes with his latest collection You.

Pascale Petit's other collections include The Huntress, The Treekeeper's Tale  and The Zoo Father. She has won numerous awards for her writing, including three from Arts Council England.